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  • Just earned a small credit for one of my ebooks from Amazon's KDP.  I hope that such earnings will snowball over time!
  • Hi Brooke, This was one of the most down-to-earth, useful and insightful summaries of earnings expectations I've ever read. Made me feel better about my first book, Off the Leash, and it's a good reminder to get out there with my next book & mix it up.  What great advice!! Thanks!
  • Thanks, Brooke. As a first-time author about to launch a memoir in the fall, I appreciate your perspective on earnings, especially the three-year timeline.
  • Brooke Warner commented on her article What Are E-Books Worth?
    ...ctly (which means for publishers cutting out your distributor, or for authors, cutting out your publisher), OR to price ebooks higher so that the earnings on a per book basis are somet...
  • ...t survive in light”.  She was right, as it turns out.  I guess the good doctor is worth her outrageous rates.  But, she ain't getting a cut of my earnings as a writer.     I just revie...
  • ...can speak for my colleagues when I say that we ebook publishers HATE Amazon's return policy because it is SO abused. It has the ability to negate earnings just like print book returns...
  • ...part of the publishing life, but hopefully ebook returns will never get to a point that they resemble print returns with the ability to wipe out earnings of smaller publishers.  My hu...
  • ...  I don't bring my laptop along cos the Internet will drive me nuts, and I don't bring a music player along ... cos I don't have one, haha!   My earnings depends on the amount of work...
  • ...is to thoroughly read and understand contract language. Many provisions, if left unchallenged, can cut into our ability to make the maximum fair earnings off our work. Most editors/c...